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Farmer pleads not guilty to animal cruelty

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ISABELLA COUNTY (WJRT) - (04/21/14) - Seventy-one dead calves were found on his property earlier this month.

Monday, 29-year-old John Montross of Deerfield Township plead not guilt to abandoning and cruelty to animals in front of an Isabella County judge.

The felony carries a maximum penalty of four years in prison and a $5,000 fine.

The case is being handled by the county's Animal Control Department.

His next court date is Monday.

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